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 Careers Over Coffee: Mariko Hirose, NYCLU and IRAP


Date: 11/20/2019
Time: 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Sponsor: Office of Career Planning
Contact: Office of Career Planning

Location: Hutchins Hall 242

Description: Interested in using impact litigation as a tool to create new law? Curious about what day-to-day work is like for public interest impact litigators? Come chat with Mariko Hirose, Director of Litigation at the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP). Mariko's work focuses on crafting novel arguments to protect overseas refugees in U.S. courts. She was previously a Senior Staff Attorney at the New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, where she worked on impact litigation involving a broad range of civil rights and civil liberties issues. She has also worked at Outten & Golden LLP, where she represented employees in class action discrimination and wage-and-hour cases, and at the American Civil Liberties Union, where she was the William J. Brennan Fellow with the Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. Mariko served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Please RSVP on Symplicity under 'Events.'